In this dark indie comedy, Matthew Perry stars as Hudson, a love-struck screenwriter suffering from acute depersonalization disorder-which makes chronic depression seem like a walk in the park by comparison. When Hudson falls for the girl of his dreams, he must put himself through every therapy imaginable to win her love.
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For more than 20 years AIDS has ravaged the planet. The ancestral virus was found in chimpanzees, but the question remains: How did it cross over to humans? Origins examines the controversy that engulfed the scientific community when it attempted to explain the genesis of one of the deadliest diseases to afflict mankind. | Read More
To cut or not to cut? Pregnant with a baby boy, director Danae Elon and her husband face "a big choice about his little penis." From New York to London, Istanbul to Israel, Elon travels the world in an effort to understand the controversial ritual of male circumcision. At the heart of this emotional, shockingly funny journey is a modern family, an innocent little boy, and a mother's unwavering love. | Read MoreFemale Director(s) and Documentary
When two best friends, one Muslim and the other Christian, announce their plan to celebrate each other's holidays, the girls are met with resistance from their parents. In response, they create a Peace Tree celebrating all religions and cultures. During TFF, the filmmaker will be creating Peace Trees in local schools and at the Family Festival Street Fair on May 6. Preceded by Twins of Mankala (11 min.). (Ages 5+) | Read More
For fans and newcomers to the legendary Canadian band Rush, this is the music documentary to experience. Directors Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn embark on a comprehensive exploration of this extraordinary power trio, from their early days in Toronto, through each of their landmark albums, to the present day. Sit back and revel in the words, music, and wonder of Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart. | Read MoreDocumentary and Music
In Rung, after a cathedral bell ringer passes away, his spot on the bell-ringing choir is up for grabs and two women find themselves in an unlikely competition for the coveted position.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Status Update program. | Read MoreComedy
Set against the backdrop of an L.A. rainstorm, Shelter follows four characters over the course of one night, as they grapple for meaning in a meaningless town. On the surface, a crisis counselor, a college co-ed, a barstool prophet, and a father share nothing in common, but as they drift in and out of the storm, we see the driving forces that unite them and the truth that keeps them apart. Hutton's deliciously existential short features stellar performances in an aptly bleak setting. | Read MoreDrama
Super-8 footage layered with Sharpie marker lines and circles obscuring the image illustrates this story of Thirza Cuthand’s experience with temporary episodes of migraine-related blindness and her cousin’s self-induced blindness later in life. Paralleling the experience of blindness with mental illness, she deftly shows that any of us could lose any of our abilities at any time. | Read MoreFemale Director(s) and Documentary
David M. Rosenthal's white-knuckle thriller starts with a bang: a single shot, aimed at a lone deer, that hits and kills a young woman. The hunter, John Moon (Sam Rockwell, SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS), watches her die before discovering a box of money near her body. In a desperate panic, he takes the cash — hiring a low-rent lawyer (William H. Macy, FARGO) to fight his wife's (Kelly Reilly, FLIGHT) divorce suit — and attempts to cover up the killing. But when he discovers that the money belonged to a group of hardened criminals, the hunter becomes the hunted in this tense cat-and-mouse struggle in the backwoods of West Virginia. | Read MoreDrama, Crime, Thriller
Ex-convict Alex Hughes finds himself attached to two strange women after arriving in a sleepy Ontario town. Linda, a "high-functioning" autistic, takes Alex into her home after he gets into a car accident with her daughter. Meanwhile, Alex falls for town sexpot Maggie. Starring Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, and Carrie-Anne Moss. | Read MoreDrama
Margot (Michelle Williams) and Lou (Seth Rogen) are happily married. Their life is thrown out of order when Margot falls for another man and is forced to choose between the comfort of the familiar and the excitement of the unknown. Writer-director Sarah Polley's follow-up to her acclaimed film Away From Her is a quirky, uncommonly heartfelt look at the evolving nature of love and the difficulty of sustaining a relationship over time. | Read MoreDrama and Female Director(s)